Learning to Type Umlauts. Just in Time, Too.

The Swedes have a word for the average New Jersey resident’s opinion of Chris Christie’s (no relation) tenure as Governor:  Äcklad. There’s a simple corresponding English word for äcklad, but the umlaut is my new toy so I can’t resist using the Swedish word. If you don’t know the English word, google it or something.  You can’t expect me to explain everything.    Continue reading Learning to Type Umlauts. Just in Time, Too.

Predictable Hubris That Won’t Change

Someone I follow on Twitter shared this post by The Donald (see below), but initially I couldn’t view it because I’ve blocked the President-Elect. Why did I go to the trouble of making this post visible and getting angry?  And why am I making the rest of you angry by sharing the screenshot?  Because we can’t be persuaded by Trump’s occasional efforts to appear decent, that’s why. Donald Trump is a hateful narcissist.  We must never allow public relations (or assurances from Oprah) to convince us otherwise, because his actions will always reflect the person he really is. Continue reading Predictable Hubris That Won’t Change